• It’s time to go in

    A surfer dude, a blonde with breast implants and a 52yo auctioneer are the three intruders entering the Big Brother house on Sunday. It is another attempt by producers to inject interest in the show and address sinking ratings. The three will enter during a 2hr extended eviction show this Sunday, from 7pm. Terrence, 52, […]

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  • Top Gear Australia hosts announced

    SBS has revealed its hosts for Top Gear Australia, three blokes named Charlie, Warren and Steve. The three were announced at a function in Sydney tonight, after an exhaustive search for the coveted roles. Producers were bombarded with over 4000 submissions. Currently a motorsport commentator for the BBC, Charlie Cox, 47, is known for his […]

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  • Ellen to visit Geelong

    Portia de Rossi will bring her Ellen DeGeneres to Geelong to meet her family before they wed. De Rossi, who grew up in the Geelong suburb of Grovedale as Amanda Rogers, has been partnered to deGeneres for three years. DeGeneres announced the couple’s plan to wed on her chat show about two weeks ago following […]

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  • Price dips on Nine properties

    The price tag for Nine’s Richmond and Willoughby sites is believed to have dropped. Developer Charter Hall is reportedly now offering between $60 – $65m (down from $85m) for the GTV9 site and $90 – $95m (down from $120m) for TCN9. It is believed the network is proceeding with the deal at the lower amount, […]

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  • Returning: Doctor Who

    Happy 40th Birthday Kylie, the ABC has just announced a date for your Doctor Who role as a waitress on the Titanic. The “Voyage of the Damned” Christmas special from 2007 will screen on Sunday June 29th (presumably at 8:30pm but that’s to be confirmed). It will follow with the new series a week later. […]

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  • Seriously pumped by new acquisitions

    Network TEN has returned home from the LA screenings with what it claims is its best haul in more than 10 years. Amongst its eight new network shows are the US version of Life on Mars, Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse, the 90210 spin-off (pictured), the animated Cleveland from Family Guy’s Seth McFarlane, plus Harper’s Island, Worst […]

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  • Just your friendly neighbourhood serial killer

    TEN has confirmed Dexter is due in July. The Showtime series about the serial killer, who kills serial killers, stars Michael C. Hall. Two series have already screened on the Showcase Channel, but as anyone who has seen them knows, it is a dazzling series. No date has yet been released. I’m thinking 8:30pm Wednesdays […]

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  • Returning: Supernatural. Bumped: BB, Rove, Conchords

    TEN is adjusting its Sunday line-up with a number of changes that indicate is under-performing. Supernatural will return on Sunday June 8 at 9:40pm. This weekend June 1 Big Brother Live Eviction moves back to 7pm following a shorter half hour show. It will last for two hours. The following week, June 8, Big Brother […]

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  • Battle for Brekkie

    It’s now a year since Lisa WIlkinson was recruited by Nine from Weekend Sunrise to co-host Today with Karl Stefanovic. After on-going woes with various chair-fillers, Nine has certainly turned a corner. No longer are there regular headlines about disastrous ratings and behind-the-scenes sniping (they’ve all been turned to fiction in ‘Boned’ anyway). Sunrise still […]

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  • Airdate: Wild at Heart

    The ABC will screen ITV drama Wild at Heart from Saturday June 21. In the 7:30pm timeslot it will replace Bed of Roses. The show follows a Bristol-based vet and his family relocating to start a game park in South Africa. It is created by Ashley Pharoah, co-creator of Life on Mars and its spin-off […]

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  • Airdate: 62nd Tony Awards

    Broadway’s 62nd Tony Awards are again being beamed live to Australian viewers next month, and Whoopi Goldberg is hosting. The Bio Channel will screen the event live at 10am AEST on Monday June 16. Nominations this year are dominated by In the Heights -a musical in the Latino neighbourhood of NYC and the revival of […]

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  • Airdate: Durham County

    The 6 part Canadian drama Durham County will air on the Showcase Channel in July. The series stars Hugh Dillon as Mike Sweeney, a homicide detective from Toronto who moves his family to suburban Durham County to start over after his partner is killed. The role of his wife Audrey, diagnosed with breast cancer, is […]

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